wind farm engineering News

  • Hatch conducts technical reviews to wind farm

    Hatch has been retained by Brookfield Renewable Power to conduct technical reviews for its Granite Reliable Wind Farm in New Hampshire. Hatch has been assigned as the owner’s engineer for the 99 MW wind farm, which will consist of 33 Vestas turbines rated at 3 MW each. Hatch will conduct technical reviews of the turbine foundations, electrical collector system, substation and transmission ...


    By Hatch

  • Fewer pitfalls in the planning and financing of wind farms

    Berlin - 2010/02/03 Poor planning, errors in the logistics, construction delays owing to overlooked permits are just some of the risks in the construction of wind parks which can drive the costs to undreamed of heights, both in the short and long term. Advanced planning can avert these and other, similar gaps during the design and financing stages. In the three-day RENAC wind courses possible ...

  • Work starts on Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya

    Aurecon has been appointed as owner’s engineer by the project company, Kinangop Wind Park Ltd (KWP), for the construction phase of the 60.8 megawatt wind farm in Kenya’s Kinangop region.  This project has African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) as the majority owner. The project has reached Financial Close and commissioning is expected to occur in mid-2015. The wind ...

  • Abengoa commissions its second wind farm in Uruguay

    The Talas del Maciel II project, Cadonal, required an investment of US$127 million. The company is consolidating itself as the leading wind power generator in Uruguay. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has commissioned the Talas del Maciel II wind ...


    By Abengoa

  • Sopcawind, a Multidisciplinary Tool for Designing Wind Farms

    The SOPCAWIND tool is a piece of software that facilitates the design of wind farms, bearing in mind not only the aspects of energy productivity but also the possible impact the wind farm may have on the environment, radars or other telecommunications systems in the vicinity. It also assesses acoustic noise, the effect of shadow on nearby housing, and applies criteria for heritage protection or ...

  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

  • Wild Brush Partners With Leading Swiss Renewable Energy Engineering Firm in Large-Scale Wind Farm Project

    Wild Brush Energy (PINKSHEETS: WBRE) and Swiss based New Energy Scout GmbH have signed an agreement in regards to the future construction of a Wild Brush Energy Wind Farm. This signing confirms New Energy Scout's commitment to providing Wild Brush Energy Wind with essential experience and expertise in wind farm development. New Energy Scout GmbH is an engineering and consulting services company ...


  • Abengoa starts construction of the Tres Mesas wind farm in Mexico

    Consisting of 45 wind turbines with a total capacity of 148.5 MW, this is the first wind farm for which Abengoa is carrying out both the engineering and the construction in Mexico. Abengoa (MCE: ABG. B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has begun construction of the Tres Mesas ...


    By Abengoa

  • Gamesa sells 70 MW Mexican wind farm to Iberdrola

    The development, located in one of Mexico’s windiest regions, will comprise 35 2.0 MW wind turbines Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy and a significant player in the development and sale of wind farms, has sold Iberdrola a wind farm development in Mexico with a future total installed capacity of 70 MW. Gamesa will be in charge of developing and building the ...


    By Gamesa

  • Edward Davey opens West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm

    Today, the Secretary of State Edward Davey officially opened the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm, which is located 20km off the Barrow-in-Furness coastline in North West England. He was joined by ScottishPower and Iberdrola Chairman, Ignacio Galan, and DONG Energy Executive Vice President Wind Power, Samuel Leupold. With 108 wind turbines, West of Duddon Sands will be able to generate 389 ...

  • Brookfield Renewable Achieves Commercial Operation for 102 MW California Wind Farm

    Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P. (TSX: BEP.UN) ("Brookfield Renewable") announced today that its 102 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Tehachapi, California, has achieved commercial operation. Brookfield Renewable and its institutional partners increased their 50% interest in the project to 100% in January 2012, and now own 274 MW of operating wind generating capacity in the Tehachapi region, ...


    By Marketwire

  • GE Awarded 545 Megawatts of Commitments to Power 26 Brazil Wind Farms

    GE Secured 63 Percent of Total Capacity in Recent Brazil Wind Auction GE Received 10-Year Operations and Maintenance Agreements to Service the Awarded 545 Megawatts on 26 Wind Farms In Total, GE Received 1 Gigawatt of Wind Commitments in the 2013 Brazil Energy Auctions GE (NYSE: GE) won 545 megawatts (MW) ...


    By General Electric

  • SgurrEnergy advises on investment in world’s first floating offshore wind farm

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, acted as technical advisor for the investment in Hywind floating offshore wind farm. Located off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, it is the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind farm. This project is an important milestone between demonstration and full commercialisation of floating wind.  ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. conducts geotechnical offshore investigation for Block Island Wind Farm; Five Wind Turbine Farm - First of its Kind in the Nation

    Proud to announce its participation in the Block Island Wind Farm project. GZA would like to congratulate its client, Deepwater Wind, for achieving the milestone “steel in the water” on Monday, July 27, 2015, and for becoming the first US offshore wind farm to start offshore construction.  When completed, the Block Island Wind Farm will consist of five wind turbines within Rhode ...


    By GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

  • Iberdrola Opens West Of Duddon Sands, The Group’s First Offshore Wind Farm

    Today, the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, IBERDROLA Chairman, Ignacio Galan, and DONG Energy Executive Vice President, Samuel Leupold opened West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) offshore windfarm. With an investment of €2 billion, this offshore wind facility developed by IBERDROLA, through its subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, in a joint-venture with Dong Energy was ...


    By Iberdrola

  • GE-Powered Santa Catarina Wind Farm goes online in Mexico

    GE (NYSE: GE), Comexhidro Viento, Next Energy de México and Conduit Capital announce the opening of Santa Catarina, the first operational wind farm in Mexico powered by GE wind turbines. Eight GE 2.75-103 turbines are online and are expected to generate 45 gigawatts of power annually. GE also was awarded a ...


    By General Electric

  • Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Second Phase Update

    A consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research, has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm ...


    By Hitachi Power Systems

  • Siemens and E.ON to build EUR 275m major Danish offshore wind farm

    E.ON has placed an order with Siemens Energy for the supply of 90 wind turbines for the Rødsand II offshore wind farm south of the Danish island of Lolland in the Baltic Sea. With an installed capacity of 207 megawatts (MW) the new project will be one the largest offshore wind farms in the world. The 90 turbines with a rotor diameter of 93 meters and a capacity of 2.3 MW each will be installed in ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Abengoa to develop new 70 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Uruguay

    Abengoa will be responsible for constructing, operating and maintaining the wind farm for 20 years; The project involves a total investment of US $165 million, of which Abengoa will contribute US $6 million in equity, and revenues of US $500 million over a 20 year period Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability ...


    By Abengoa

  • Fallon opens world`s second largest offshore wind farm

    The second largest offshore wind farm in the world, costing £1.3 billion and generating enough clean electricity to power over half a million homes, was officially opened by the Energy and Business Minister Michael Fallon today. Greater Gabbard, located off the coast of Suffolk, has 140 turbines, and will double in size, once the Galloper wind farm extension is completed in 2017. Offshore ...

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